MCG Toolbox 4: History of Cartography and Map Dealers

History :: Map Dealers

History of Cartography

No need to repeat all of Tony Campbell's hard work, so here are just the basic pointers

Map dealers (modern)

There are comprehensive guides produced by Anne Taylor at Cambridge University Library for dealers of maps in Britain and Overseas

See also the  the Ordnance Survey page on this website

International mapping
A selection of links to large international dealers (inclusion in this list does not imply approval by the British Cartographic Society):

How to find out what maps are available

      • World mapping today, R.B. Parry, C.R. Perkins. 2nd ed. London: Bowker-Saur, 2000. ISBN 1857390350
      • Inventory of world topographic mapping, compiled by Rolf Böhme. 3 vols. London: Published on behalf of the International Cartographic Association by Elsevier Applied Science, 1989-1993
      • Internationales Landkartenhaus (ILH) printed loose-leaf catalogue, GeoKatalog 2 (although new sheets are no longer printed, updates can be obtained from ILH
      • On-line catalogues of some of the suppliers such as some of those listed above
      • On-line map sellers such as those listed above
      • Publishers' catalogues and web sites (use, for example, IMIA)
      • Library accessions lists (such as those produced by the Bodleian Library)
      • Journal reviews, etc.

These pages were compiled by: April Carlucci (British Library Map Library); Tinho da Cruz (Department of Geography, University of Liverpool), and; Anne Taylor (Cambridge University Library). They are maintained by the Map Curators' Group of the BCS. Colleagues are requested to help keep this information current by suggesting corrections or additions